Meaning and Name Origin
Jerusha \j(e)-ru-sha\ as a girls' name is pronounced je-ROO-shah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jerusha is "married, a possession". Biblical: the wife of King Uzziah. Used by the Puritans and revived somewhat in the 19th century. Literary: James Michener used the name for the missionary heroine in his novel "Hawaii".
Jerusha is an unusual first name for females. Jerusha is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Jerusha for girls. Jerusha has not been recorded in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Jeressa. Like Jerusha, this name is not commonly used.